cane

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
cane

Plural
canes

  1. A cane is a long thin stick, often bamboo.
    The blind man used a cane to feel his way along the path.
    I planted raspberry canes in my garden.

Verb[change]

Plain form
cane

Third-person singular
canes

Past tense
caned

Past participle
caned

Present participle
caning

  1. To cane is to hit someone with a long thin stick.
    The pupil was caned for being rude to the teacher.